American 20th-21st Century Equine Art


This section of the Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) catalogue Topics in American Art is devoted to the topic "American 20th-21st Century Equine Art." Articles and essays specific to this topic published in TFAO's Resource Library are listed at the beginning of the section. Clicking on titles takes readers directly to these articles and essays. The date at the end of each title is the Resource Library publication date.

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Articles and essays from Resource Library in chronological order:

Horses of the West: Power, Freedom, and Friendship (3/2/15)

Hoofbeats and Heartbeats: the Horse in American Art (9/14/10)

Deborah Butterfield: Horses (6/23/05) The Norton Museum of Art exhibit features twelve evocative sculptures of horses in bronze, steel, and mixed media by the internationally acclaimed Montana sculptor.

Unbridled Beauty: Images of the Horse in American Art (6/4/03)

Unbroken Spirit: The Wild Horse in the American Landscape (2/11/02)

Horse Tales: American Images and Icons 1800--2000 (11/15/01)

Horse & Rider in the Harmsen Collection of Western Art (1/8/01)


Click here for more articles and essays on this subject published in 1998-2000.



From other websites:

The American Academy of Equine Art website including history. Accessed August, 2015.

Millard Sheets: Hills and Horses was a 2015-15 exhibit at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. Claremont Museum of Art says:"Inspired by a lifelong love of horses and the landscape surrounding his Padua Hills home, artist Millard Sheets depicted a familiar way of life. The exhibition Millard Sheets: Hills and Horses, curated by his son Tony Sheets, will include paintings, drawings and lithographs from the years that he lived in Padua Hills in the 1940s-60s and beyond." Accessed 10/16.

William Schaaf: The Way of the Equine  is a 2019 exhibit at the Polk Museum of Art which says: "For many years, Bill Schaaf has explored equine imagery in his paintings and sculpture. The horse figure as an iconic metaphor for power, sensuality, transition and beauty has occupied a dominant place in his visual vocabulary."   Also see artist's website   Accessed 3/19


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